CAHSEE ELA Writing: Common Errors Drill 7, Problem 4. Fill in the blank.
|CAHSEE ELA: Writing||Common Errors|
|CAHSEE Writing||Common Errors|
|Writing Conventions||Grammar/Paragraph/Sentence Structure|
It's about... ownership. Who owns... whatever?
Yeah, ow. Remember that zzz sound next time you order a whopper with cheese.
Anyway, the dog chased... what?
IT'S tail, with an apostrophe? Nope. IT'S is a contraction... a combo of the words IT
and IS. "The dog chased it is tail" makes... no sense.
THEIR tail? Was there more than one dog? No. Woof.
We already ruled out "it is," so C has to be bogus as well.
The only one left is ITS with no apostrophe... answer D.
As in, "Dinner."